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Legacy Project:
Greenfield Steelmaking Complex for Structural Steel Production

Steel Mill facility looking EastTXI Chaparral Steel is a mini-mill producer of structural products located in Texas USA, with a reputation for
process innovation.

Chaparral's new 1 million ton per year greenfield steel plant will produce sheet piling and structural steel sections.

Innovative technology incorporated in the project includes:

  • State-of-the-art electric arc furnace technology
  • Chaparral's patented, energy efficient, near net shape continuous casting process for production of structural steel products
  • A new, proprietary sections rolling mill designed supplied by SMS Schloemann Siemag, a steel industry
    equipment manufacturer incorporating Chaparral’s quick roll change system

Scope of Services
Hatch was engaged by Chaparral to provide the following services:

  • Engineering design, including use of Hatch SAI engineering software
  • Project Management including Procurement and Cost Control services
  • Environmental permit application assistance
  • Technical assistance on site

Project Highlights
This steel mill is the first to be built that incorporates Chaparral's in-house casting and rolling technical
developments.

Project Stats

Client:
TXI Chaparral Steel

Location:
Petersburg, Virginia

Start:
October 1997

Completion:
July 1999

Cost:
US$506 million

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